Action quotes page 3
What you are will show in what you do.
Thomas A. Edison
Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to
conquer fear, don't sit at home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
Make today worth remembering.
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge
around doing nothing; it's a day you've had everything to do and you've done it.
When the opportunity or impulse is there - act!
The things to do are: the things that need doing, that you see need to be done, and that no
one else seems to see need to be done.
Richard Buckminster Fuller
When I rest, I rust.
Action is about living fully. Inaction is the way we deny life. Inaction is sitting in front of the
television every day for years because you are afraid of expressing what you are. Expressing
what you are is taking action... Without action upon an idea, there will be no manifestation,
no results, and no reward.
Don Miguel Ruiz
This is a world of action, and not for moping and droning in.
Nothing is more terrible than activity without insight.
Cato said the best way to keep good acts in memory was to refresh them with new.
Sir Francis Bacon
Between the word and the deed there is a long step.
Think before you act and then act decisively. Fortune favors the brave.
It's incredibly easy to get caught up in an activity trap, in the business of life, to work harder
and harder at climbing the ladder of success only to discover it's leaning against the wrong
Stephen R. Covey
Footprints on the sands of time will never be made sitting down.
The deed is everything, the glory nothing.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You must learn to translate wisdom and strong feelings into labor.
Do something wonderful, people may
What's the use of watching? A watched pot never boils.
We have to understand that the world can only be grasped by action, not by
The hand is more important than the eye. The hand is the cutting edge of the mind.
We must do the best we can with what we have.
Edward Rowland Sill
We must create our own world.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
We are all inclined to judge ourselves by our ideals; others, by their acts.
A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.
John A. Shedd
We know what a person thinks not when he tells us what he thinks, but by his
Isaac Bashevis Singer
The only cure for grief is action.
George Henry Lewes
The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard
part is doing
Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf
Swing hard, in case they throw the ball where you're swinging.
It is a human nature to think wisely and act foolishly.
He who desires but acts not, breeds pestilence.
The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.
It is easy to sit up and take notice; what is difficult is getting up and taking
Honore de Balzac